Quantitative Aptitude Preparation Strategy For IBPS RRB 2020 Exam

In this article, we will be discussing the strategy of acing the Quantitative Aptitude Section in IBPS RRB Prelims 2020.

IBPS RRB 2020- The IBPS RRB exam is heading towards and so the candidates have began to search for startegies to make their section wise preparation strong enough to save time and score good marks in the exam. The most important section of the IBPS RRB exam is Quantitative Aptitude upon which the candidates must focus more than other topics. This article consist of the strategies and different ways of solving questions that one should follow to strengthen up and attain good marks in Quantitative Aptitude section.

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Quantitative Aptitude Strategy for IBPS RRB Prelims Exam 2020

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus:

Below is the table depicting the topic-wise expected number of questions in the Quantitative Aptitude Section in IBPS RRB 2020

Topics Expected Number of Questions
Simplification 5-10
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage 3
Profit & Loss 2
Mixtures & Allegations 1-2
Simple Interest & Compound Interest 1-2
Work & Time 2
Time & Distance 2
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere 1-2
Permutation, Combination & Probability 1-2
Data Interpretation 15
Sequence & Series 5

SimplificationApproximation: This topic can help you in easily fetch you some good marks and  this topic are quite simple and can be solved easily with the right approach. It is important that you learn the basics like tables, cubes, squares etc as these questions are mostly calculative and if your calculation is strong you can crack this section very well.

Number series: This is another topic which is quiet easy and can help you fetch some good marks, however, it do requires a good practice because these questions are bit tricky but if you have practiced a good number of questions on this topic then you can solve these questions in less time solving maximum questions on this topic

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Data interpretation: Maximum number of questions are carried  by this section. It can be calculative and tricky in terms of the questions. As per the past trend, we have two questions on DI based on bar graphs or pie charts or tabular etc. and three questions from the 5 questions of DI are easy to solve and can be handled easily. Sometimes, they can get bit calculative and for that, you must learn tables to speed up your calculations. Try solving atleast 4-5 questions daily as these are time taking and could result in lack of time during the exam hall.

Quadratic equations Inequalities: You will not find questions asked on this topic  very difficult you can solve the questions if you know the concepts then you can solve these questions easily.

Miscellenous questions- Topics like: Average, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Interest, Ratio and Proportion. Make sure that you revise all the formulas you have practiced them properly. It is important to practice these questions daily and try to solve them with complete accuracy. You can easily find DI  based on these topics so do not skip any of these as they are very important.

IBPS RRB 2020: Previous Year’s Papers

Given below are previous year papers which can help you to ace this section:


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